Tue Apr 10 18:31:00 GMT 2007
Eric Backus wrote:
> Gustavo Seabra <gustavo.seabra <at> gmail.com> writes:
> Yes, you can do this. I've done this for years by
> putting "/cygdrive/c/Documents and Settings/ericjb/My Documents"
> into /etc/passwd. This works well, though every once in awhile you might find
> a shell script which doesn't correctly handle spaces in paths. (Such a script
> is broken, and should be fixed.) I can't even remember the last time I ran
> into that though, most scripts don't use $HOME.
The cpan updater hated this if you pointed it at ~/.cpan. :P
I ended uphaving to find the cpan config file and do the ~1 replacement
in it to get around it.
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